Sustainability Offers a Helping Hand for Nonprofits

Written by Ariel Felton and published on yaleclimateconnections.org on August 7, 2019. Christ House, a medical facility for homeless people in Washington, D.C., used to spend thousands of dollars a year on its old, inefficient lighting. That’s money that could have been spent on patient care. Help came last year from the D.C. Sustainable Energy Utility, […]

Internet Technologies Helping to Reach Energy Efficiency Targets

This article was originally published on energymanagertoday.com on August 15, 2019. A growing number of US manufacturers are setting goals to reduce their energy use. Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology can help. With a wide net of low-cost wireless sensors and smart equipment connected to powerful analytics tools, plants can improve their energy efficiency, […]

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Largest Horticultural LED Job in History Is Boosting Food Supply in Russia

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches. It will significantly […]

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Identifying Optential Energy Savings in Leased Offices

3 ways to identify energy savings in leased offices UtilityDRIVE, June 6, 2017 How many times have we thought, “It’s 2017…what office buildings don’t use LED lighting now?” LED lighting retrofits, occupancy sensor installations, and HVAC programming are examples of these “low-hanging fruit” projects. Have we exhausted all the energy efficiency opportunities in commercial buildings? […]

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Tuning the PAR & Light Spectrum to Influence Indoor Agriculture Growth

Nick Collins, ERS, for Zondits In recent years, LED lighting has had a transformative effect on the interior and exterior lighting markets by offering lamps and fixtures with high levels of efficacy and flexibility of application. Another market is poised for transformation through the application of LED fixtures, but this time it is the indoor […]

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Utilities Struggle to Cope with the Energy Demands of the Marijuana Industry

Where Marijuana Plants Flourish Under Energy-Saving LED Lights New York Times, November 25, 2016 As cannabis has increasingly gone legitimate — about two dozen states had already legalized it in some form before several others eased restrictions on Election Day — electric utilities have struggled to cope with the intensive energy demands of the proliferating […]